The participants discussed formation, construction, and development of Cognitive Communication2017.06.01
May 27th-29th,the 4thAnnual Conference of Cognitive Communication in China and 2017 International Symposium on Cognitive Communication was held at Nankai University. The theme of the conference was International Discourse System from Multi-Perspectives: Formation, Construction, and Development of Cognitive Communication. More than 120 scholars and representatives from over 50 universities and media participated in the conference, including Peking University, Fudan University, Nankai University, China Communication University, Zhejiang University, Sichuan University, Hong Kong Baptist University, St. Croix State University, Japan Sapporo University, and China Central Television.
The Dean ofNankai University's School of Literature, Prof. Shen Liyan, gave a speech during the opening ceremony, offering an insight into cognitive communication from the perspective of the integration of Linguistics and Psychology. He also praised the achievements in the study of Cognitive Communication and further stressed that the development of this field is very significant.
Co-sponsored by the Global Rhetoric Society and Cognitive Communication in China, the conference was co-organized by Nankai University’s School of Literature and Sichuan University of Foreign Languages’ School of Journalism and Communications. The conference aimed at developing the new paradigm of Communication Study and promoting the construction and interdisciplinary integration of Social Sciences and Humanities in China.
Reported by Huang Chenxi
Translated by Xue Ting
Proofread by Ada Yan and Letizia Vallini